15-2-13 Contract obligation or liability--Statutory liability--Trespass--Personal property--Injury...
Contract obligation or liability--Statutory liability--Trespass--Personal property--Injury to noncontract rights--Fraud--Setting aside corporate instrument.
Except where, in special
cases, a different limitation is prescribed by statute, the following civil actions other than for the
recovery of real property can be commenced only within six years after the cause of action shall have
An action upon a contract, obligation, or liability, express or implied, excepting those
mentioned in §§ 15-2-6 to 15-2-8, inclusive, and subdivisions 15-2-15(3) and (4);
An action upon a liability created by statute other than a penalty or forfeiture; excepting
those mentioned in subdivisions 15-2-15(3) and (4);
An action for trespass upon real property;
An action for taking, detaining, or injuring any goods or chattels, including actions for
specific recovery of personal property;
An action for criminal conversation or for any other injury to the rights of another not
arising on contract and not otherwise specifically enumerated in §§ 15-2-6 to 15-2-17,
An action for relief on the ground of fraud, in cases which heretofore were solely
cognizable by the court of chancery;
An action to set aside any instrument executed in the name of a corporation on the ground
that the corporate charter had expired at the time of the execution of such instrument.
SDC 1939, § 33.0232 (4); SL 1941, ch 151; SL 1945, ch 144; SL 1945, ch 145, § 1; SL
1947, ch 153, § 2; SL 1953, ch 198, § 1.